CMAT 2017 Cutoff


CMAT 2017 CutoffCMAT 2017 Cutoff – AICTE is all set to conduct CMAT 2017 on January 28, 2017. The candidates who are preparing to take this MBA entrance test can check the expected CMAT cutoff 2017 here on this page for various AICTE affiliated Management Institutes accepting score of CMAT 2017. It is expected that on the day of the exam, experts from private coaching academies may announce the expected cutoff. On the basis of this cutoff, the candidates will be shortlisted by the B-Schools for the further rounds of the selection procedure. The cutoffs will be available on the official website the participating colleges but for the convenience of the CMAT aspirants, it will be updated on this page as and when these will be out. Read the following article for more information on expected CMAT Cutoff 2017 score & percentile, its importance, and previous year statistics.

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CMAT 2017 Cutoff

The prime motive behind preparation of the cutoff list is to select the most eligible and deserving candidate, out of the lakh of the other appearing candidates. The seats available for allotting admissions in the B-Schools are limited, therefore a need of cutoff arises here.

  • The cutoff list basically lists out the minimum marks for every category and for every course, which will be compulsorily be required to be secured by every candidate.
  • If the marks of a candidate will be more than or equal to the CMAT Cutoff 2017, then he/she would be selected for the next round of selection process and seat allotment however if the marks would be less than the cutoff, he/she would be rejected.
  • The minimum percentile of CMAT for renowned and good B-schools in India is expected to range in between 97-99.XX. 

Expected CMAT 2017 Cutoff

The cutoffs will be finalized by AICTE affiliated institutes and AICTE has no role to play in deciding these cutoffs. We are listing below the expected cutoff for some of the CMAT Participating Institutes for the reference of the aspirants. It will help the candidates in drawing an idea about this year’s cutoff and how must they need to score in CMAT 2017 for seeking admission into these listed colleges and such other reputed institutes. Also, they will be able to prepare well for the test and can strategize their preparation based on these cutoffs. 

College CMAT Percentile and Score 2017 (Expected)
SIMSREE Mumbai 99.6 Percentile
WE School Mumbai 99.06 Percentile (244)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai 99.92 Percentile (285)
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 99.20 Percentile (246)
Goa Institute of Management, Goa 99.85 Percentile (260)
MET Institute of Management, Mumbai 97.27 Percentile (218)
Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad 60 Percentile
Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS), Bangalore 90 Percentile (180)
Department of Management Studies, NIT Durgapur 156
XISS Ranchi 95 Percentile (199)
Pune University Department of Management Studies (PUMBA DMS) 96.42 Percentile (210)
IFIM Business School, Bangalore 85 Percentile
ASM Institute of International Business and Research, Pune 82 Percentile (170)
Alliance School of Business, Bangalore 100+ Score
Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Bangalore 85 Percentile
Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi 85 Percentile (180)
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management, Pune 75 Percentile (160)
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 75 Percentile (160)
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar & Pune 60 Percentile
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur 45.5 Percentile
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida 180
Acropolis Faculty of Management and Research 160
Indira School of Business Studies, Pune 160
Singhad Institute, Pune 200
Prestige institute of Management, Indore 220
Indus Business Academy, Bangalore 200
MIT School of Business, Pune 200
Medicaps institute of techno management, Indore 170
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Buldana 40
Indira Global Business School, Pune 180
LBSIM Bareilly 160
JRE group of institutions, Greater Noida 190
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore 300
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow 60 Percentile
Doon business school, Dehradun 160
Institute of Health management research, Bangalore 200

Note – The scores/percentiles stated in the table above tend to change and the updated cutoff will be provided here as and when it will be available.

Factors involved in deciding CMAT 2017 Cutoff

There are a number of factors which are involved in deciding the cutoff and some of these are listed here –

  • Difficulty of exam
  • Annual intake of candidate
  • Reservation norms
  • Number of applications received
  • Previous year admission trends
  • Last year cutoff
  • Marking scheme

CMAT Merit list and Role of cutoff

Merit list is a list of selected candidates which will be prepared by AICTE. Along with the declaration of the CMAT 2017 Result, All India and State merit list will also be released. The candidates would be arranged in the merit list based on their marks of CMAT 2017. The candidate with the highest marks will be ranked 1. The B-schools will take into consideration these merit lists and the CMAT Cutoff as decided by them for shortlisting the eligible candidates, who will be called for the GD & PI rounds.

Admission to B-School and importance of Cutoff of CMAT 2017

Along with the CMAT scores, the overall profile of the candidates is also considered by the institutes while shortlisting. Generally, the pre-admission process comprises of Group Discussion, a Written Test and Personal Interview. The selection criteria and cutoffs differ for various institutes. If a candidate scores marks less than the cutoff, he/she will not be consider for further admission rounds.

Complete Details of CMAT 2017

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